Today in voter suppression

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby gargantua » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:40 pm

Roy wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:The latest report: Wisconsin ID law proved insurmountable for many voters.

And he says it with a straight face, as if it is true. LMAO!

How do you know how his face looked? Maybe he looked incredulous. Maybe he was giving it the stink-eye.
And where does your ass go when you laugh it off?

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Roy » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:43 pm

gargantua wrote:And where does your ass go when you laugh it off?

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby jonnygothispen » Tue Aug 01, 2017 1:55 pm

Roy's just not into the whole 'representation' experiment the founding fathers fought so hard for... it's as if he's a reincarnated remnant of King George here to torment the rebel forces.

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Roy » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:12 pm

jonnygothispen wrote:Roy's just not into the whole 'representation' experiment the founding fathers fought so hard for... it's as if he's a reincarnated remnant of King George here to torment the rebel forces.

Into it a lot stronger than a socialist like you. :)

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby jman111 » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:15 pm

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby jonnygothispen » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:46 pm

Roy wrote:
jonnygothispen wrote:Roy's just not into the whole 'representation' experiment the founding fathers fought so hard for... it's as if he's a reincarnated remnant of King George here to torment the rebel forces.

Into it a lot stronger than a socialist like you. :)


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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Roy » Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:09 pm

Providing healthcare for the poor if fine. Providing it for everyone is socialism.

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby jonnygothispen » Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:51 pm

Lol! Ok...

The poor are the only ones who can't afford it. Everyone else can.

Actually, we should stop forcing taxpayers to support the pencil-pushers in the health insurance industry and go with single payer instead.

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Cadfael » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:10 pm

Everyone knows it's much better for the economy and the country if getting seriously sick means bankruptcy for you and your family, losing your house and all your savings.

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby DCB » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:30 pm

NC is in a similar situation to WI - they were ordered to fix their overly gerrymandered maps.
Unlike the WI case, NC's appeal was rejected by the Supreme Count. So its back to map drawing. Sort of.

The NC legislature hasn't exactly got around to fixing their maps, and the courts gave them a kick the pants.
three federal judges ordered lawmakers to draw boundaries to correct what they have ruled to be unconstitutional racial gerrymanders by Sept. 1.

“You don’t seem serious,” Eagles said at the hearing in the federal courthouse.


Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/ ... rylink=cpy

Do you think they'll find a way to create a less racially-biased re-districting?

Republican legislative leaders have tapped Thomas Hofeller, a veteran mapmaker for the party, to help with the redrawing of districts. Hofeller was behind the 2011 maps, which are at the root of the court case.


This time for sure !

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby gargantua » Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:49 pm

Wisconsin will go down the same road, of course.

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby DCB » Tue Sep 26, 2017 3:50 pm

Are you tired of hearing that the WI Republicans are total losers who can't get anything done? Here is a lovely success story:
A study released Monday estimates 16,800 or more people in Dane and Milwaukee counties were deterred from casting ballots in November because of Wisconsin's voter ID law.
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The study found the ID law disproportionately affected African-Americans and low-income people.


The VoterID law is working just as intended!

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Roy » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:30 pm

DCB wrote:The VoterID law is working just as intended!

No the JS Online study is working just as designed.

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Bland » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:43 pm

Roy wrote:
DCB wrote:The VoterID law is working just as intended!

No the JS Online study is working just as designed.

Couldn't you try, just once, to not post from a place of complete ignorance?
From the link: "The study by University of Wisconsin-Madison political scientist Ken Mayer........"
I'm by no means suggesting this is necessarily a well designed study and unlike you I don't pretend to have the expertise to determine that but Christ on a cracker, if you're going to comment at least be able to fake having a clue! Step one: don't completely misattribute the source of the study you're mocking!
If in a single sentence everything you say is wrong, perhaps you should consider that U R DUM!

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Re: Today in voter suppression

Postby Roy » Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:59 pm

Bland wrote:
Roy wrote:
DCB wrote:The VoterID law is working just as intended!

No the JS Online study is working just as designed.

Couldn't you try, just once, to not post from a place of complete ignorance?
From the link: "The study by University of Wisconsin-Madison political scientist Ken Mayer........"
I'm by no means suggesting this is necessarily a well designed study and unlike you I don't pretend to have the expertise to determine that but Christ on a cracker, if you're going to comment at least be able to fake having a clue! Step one: don't completely misattribute the source of the study you're mocking!
If in a single sentence everything you say is wrong, perhaps you should consider that U R DUM!

Fuck off TROLL


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